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Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World

Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131830936

Cover of Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World 04 (ISBN 978-0131830936)
ISBN13: 978-0131830936
ISBN10: 0131830937
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131830936

David E. Cooper

ISBN13: 978-0131830936
ISBN10: 0131830937
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Written in an easily accessible, non-threatening presentation, Ethics for the Multicultural World offers clear explanation of how philosophical ethics has historically evolved as a response to muddle and banal moral decisions based on confusion caused by the plurality of ethical and moral beliefs. The book explains why codes of ethics are important, and why the codes themselves have to be grounded in a broader philosophical context to be useful in multicultural societies. This accessible introduction provides an overview of applied ethics and social pluralism, moral agents, and situational control and professionalism, as well as an introduction to muddle, drift, banality, and subjectivisms verses morality, empirical and analytic studies, moral foundations and concepts, six normative theories and application strategy. For individuals interested in professional ethics.

Table of Contents

Part I. Pluralism, Professional Ethics, and Moral Muddle

Chapter 1. Communication, Social Pluralism, & Universal Morality
Chapter 2. Moral Agents, Situational Control & Professionalism
Chapter 3. Muddle, Drift, Banality, & Subjectivism versus Morality

Part II. Moral Development, Moral Voice, and Rational Foundations

Chapter 4. Descriptive Ethics: Cognitive & Moral Development
Chapter 5. The Role of Voice in Ethics, with the Focus on Gendered Interpretations of Morality
Chapter 6. Metaethical Search for Moral Rationality

Part III. Moral Autonomy, Moral Theories, and Applications

Chapter 7. Moral Autonomy, Accountability, & Lifestyle Choice
Chapter 8. Consequentialist Theories versus Natural Rights Theory
Chapter 9. Nonconsequentialist Alternatives to Natural Rights Theory
Chapter 10. Theory of Implementation: The Best Means

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